How CPD courses can give you that extra edge whilst job seeking 💻

26 Feb 2018


Having interesting and relevant CPD courses under your belt shows a potential employer that you are dedicated, motivated and an addition to their team. Talking about these courses during an interview is an excellent way of showcasing these qualities. Here are just some useful courses which could give you that extra edge…. 


Digital Marketing 

Digital marketing influences all types of behaviour online. Want to get ahead in digital marketing? Then sign-up for The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing, covering SEO, PPC, email marketing, types of online advertising, viral marketing, social media marketing, Google Analytics and more. Completing this course gives you in-depth knowledge of the digital landscape in order to frame effective marketing in situ for your brand or business’ wider marketing strategy. Check out courses from the IDM (Institute of direct and digital marketing) and CIM (The Chartered Institute of Marketing) to see course overviews and prices for all levels and experience. 


GDPR is an unavoidable subject. (A replacement for the Data Protection Act to ensure that data protection laws are up to date with the “Internet age”) DPOs (Data Protection Officers) will become a legal requirement in EU Organisations with a central data storage and processing function in May 2018. Whether this is a role you want to strive for or not, with hefty fines for breeches of the new regulations, knowledge of what they are is imperative to ensure your Organisation is compliant by May 25th 2018. If you are an Information Security Professional, Compliance Officer, Risk or Privacy Manager or IT Security Professional it is mediatory that you are qualified. But all jobseekers should have an understanding of what the new GDPR regulations mean for business. There are many online courses available. 


Effective and strong leadership is essential for today’s working environment. Good leaders are highly sought after and have excellent career growth opportunities. An employer is looking for sturdy leadership qualities including effective feedback, team dynamics, team building, critical thinking and decision making. Whether you are looking at roles at a managerial level, or will be responsible for running large teams - honing your leadership skills is a must. 


If you wish to talk to one of our friendly advisors about CPD relevant to your industry and how it can help you at interview stage please email or call 875444. 



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